Emergency Preparedness Checklist
It is always important to be prepared in case of an emergency but this is even more true when you have a child with a disabilities or a special healthcare need. The checklist will help to get you started in developing your plan.
Maryland ABLE Informational Webinar
ABLE accounts allow individuals who receive benefits to maintain those benefits while building assets in a tax advantaged account. This session will provide an overview of the ABLE Act, a look at the features and specifications of the Maryland ABLE plan, information on treatment of account funds, and an opportunity for questions and answers.
Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts
Among the topics to be covered are:
– What is a Special Needs Trust?
– What is the ABLE Account?
– What are the benefits and drawbacks of both?
– What are the questions every family should ask before opening a Special Needs Trust or ABLE account?
Guest speaker is Mr. Stephen Elville, principal of Elville and Associates. Mr. Elville’s work is centered in elder law, special needs planning, and estate planning with special emphasis in the areas of tax planning and asset protection.
Suspending a Student with a Disability
This document features information about suspension for students who have disabilities. It reviews how the IEP team looks at the disability, behavior, and the discipline process when making decisions.
Functional Behavioral Assessments and Behavioral Intervention Plans
Learn how the IEP team uses observations while conducting a Functional Behavioral Assessment (FBA) to develop a Behavior Intervention Plan (BIP) for your child. This document included things that should appear in a behavior plan.